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Minerals, Collecting, and Value across the US-Mexico Border
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Elizabeth Emma Ferry
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-19 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

“A jewel to those interested in ore mining, mineral collecting and mineralogy, or the anthropology of value.” —American Ethnologist Anthropologist Elizabe
Minerals, Collecting, and Value Across the U.S.-Mexico Border
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Elizabeth Emma Ferry
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Tracking Globalization

Traces the movement of minerals from Mexican mines to markets, museums, and provate collections and explores their value as scientific specimens, religious offe
Anthropology of Precious Minerals
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Elizabeth Ferry
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-04 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Based on a Wenner-Gren international workshop, held at the Royal Ontario Museum, this book addresses the complexity of human-mineral engagements through ethnogr
Fires of Gold
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Lauren Coyle Rosen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-21 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Fires of Gold is a powerful ethnography of the often shrouded cultural, legal, political, and spiritual forces governing the gold mining industry in Ghana, one
Contours of Value Capture
Language: en
Authors: Satyaki Roy
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book provides a critical perspective on contemporary debates on industrialisation in India. It aims to study the process of industrialisation at a conceptu
B-Side Books
Language: en
Authors: John Plotz
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-01 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

There are the acknowledged classics of world literature: the canonical works assigned in schools, topping every must-read list . . . and then there are the B-Si
Mexicans in Alaska
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Sara V. Komarnisky
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Mexicans in Alaska analyzes the mobility and experience of place of three generations of migrants who have been moving between Acuitzio del Canje, Michoacán, M
Regimes of Value in Tourism
Language: en
Pages: 106
Authors: Emilie Crossley
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Drawing from ethnographic work in five continents, this book demonstrates how different regimes of value in tourism can coexist, collide, and compete across a v
The Anthropology of Resource Extraction
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Lorenzo D'Angelo
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-14 - Publisher: Routledge

This book offers an overview of the key debates in the burgeoning anthropological literature on resource extraction. Resources play a crucial role in the contem
Tight Knit
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Elizabeth L. Krause
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-17 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

The coveted “Made in Italy” label calls to mind visions of nimble-fingered Italian tailors lovingly sewing elegant, high-end clothing. The phrase evokes a s